Entries by Stacey Petersen

Food For Thought – September 28

ONE DAY, ONE CAUSE, ONE COMMUNITY It is less than a month away so start planning out your day! Our local restaurants have agreed to donate 10% of their proceeds for the day back to SPEF. This money will go towards supporting the educational excellence in our South Pasadena schools. Make sure to take a […]

Fall Fund Drive 2022-2023

A gift to SPEF will benefit students at all five South Pasadena public schools. SPEF’s annual fall fund drive, happening again this year, is a convenient way for you to help all students in the school district. In October, every family in the district will receive a fundraising phone call, unless you have already given, and […]

Teacher Direct Grants 2022-2023

The Teacher Direct Grant application process is open for the 2022-2023 school year. Exciting news for this year. The SPEF board has voted to DOUBLE the funding for Teacher Grants this year to $100,000! The South Pasadena Educational Foundation offers the Teacher Direct Grant Program to encourage the enhancement and enrichment of educational activities in […]

SPUSD Principals Share Their Appreciation for SPEF

The mission of the South Pasadena Educational Foundation is to support educational excellence in the public schools of South Pasadena. We do so by raising funds to supplement the school district’s budget and by operating enrichment programs for local students. These funds directly impact all of our SPUSD students at all five schools. Here our […]

$50,000 Awarded to Teachers in SPUSD

Every year SPEF offers the Teacher Direct Grant Program to encourage the enhancement and enrichment of educational activities in order to develop and cultivate student achievement. These grants are offered to help fund activities that are innovative and have a far-reaching effect. The Teacher Direct Grant Program is in place to further SPEF’s mission to […]

2020-2021 SPEF Board Applications

20-21 Board App Cover Letter Board Application 20-21_Fillable A Little About SPEF SPEF Board applications are open for the 2020-2021 school year. If you want to make a positive impact on all five schools in South Pasadena then this is where you belong! SPEF provides the funds to enable the district to offer educational enrichment […]

Major Grants Awards 2019

South Pasadena’s public schools will be able to introduce or expand three vital academic and behavioral programs, thanks to $100,000 in grants from the South Pasadena Educational Foundation. SPEF’s Major Grants committee informed school administrators this week that it had agreed to fund requests to expand the Project Lead the Way/Engineering Pathway and the elementary […]